Historic agreement to protect globally important carbon store

The equivalent of three years of global greenhouse gas emissions are stored in the Congo peatlands

UK engineering consultant wins interconnector deal

A UK engineering consultant has been appointed to develop a proposed interconnector between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A team of engineers at WSP will undertake a three-stage feasibility study to develop options and recommend a preferred solution for the 330kW power link between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). […]

Qatari oil firm buys Congo oil stake

Qatar Petroleum International has bought a share of Total’s oil business in the Republic of Congo for $1.6 billion (£960m). The deal for a 15% stake of Total E&P Congo was sealed on Boxing Day. The business is a leading oil producer in the country, operating 10 of the 22 fields developed. It accounts for […]